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Treatments for Cold sores

Treatment List for Cold sores

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Cold sores includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Topical creams
  • Acyclovir (Zovirax)
  • Topical therapy - for oral/facial herpes and genital herpes
    • Idoxiuridine 0.5% preparations
    • Povidine-iodine 10% preparations
    • Topical acyclovir cream
    • Eye drops - acyclovir etc, for herpes keratitis
  • Oral therapy - used for initial and recurrent genital herpes, severe generalised infections and in immunocompromised patients
    • Antivirals - aciclovir, famciclovir, valaciclovir

Alternative Treatments for Cold sores

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Cold sores may include:

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